Marvin Hamlisch: Music for the Generations

Posted on 08/7/2012 by |News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

LegacyComposer, conductor, pianist – Marvin Hamlisch was all those things. But he was, above all, a consummate showman.  His death at age 68 leaves a gap because he was one of the few musicians — folks like Wynton Marsalis and John Williams come to mind as his peers — whose musical vocabulary and knowledge were so broad and deep as to welcome new audiences into music in a way that underlined the universality of that unique art. As a pops …